Saturday, July 4, 2015

A Gem of a Challenge #148 - Red White and Blue - Chloe with Cupcake

It's time for another challenge at A Gem of A Challenge and our theme is "Red, White and Blue"

You don't have to go with a Patriotic theme for your creation, in fact I went Nautical with my card and I think little Chloe looks so cute!


Challenges:
Going Grey - 4th of July/Red, White and Blue (2 entries only)
Crafty Creations - Red, White and Blue (2 entries only)
Craftin Desert Divas - Red, White and Blue
One Stitch at a Time - Red, White and Blue
Eureka Stamps - Red, White and Blue
Paper Sweeties - Red, White and Blue
Frosted Designs - Red, White and Blue (something old - blue stars paper, something new - ribbon and anchors)
City Crafter - Nautical
Crafty Sentiments - Summer (1 entry only)
Melonheadz - Summer Fun (2 entries only)
Cards Galore Encore - Stamp or Digi (3 entries only)
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Patterned Paper
Crafty Time - Punches/Dies (3 entries only)
Crafting By Designs - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes (3 entries only)



Card Recipe:
Image - Chloe with Cupcake
Paper and Sentiment - Ahoy There by Carta Bella
Blue Stars Paper - Paper Adventures (16 years old!)
Anchors and Ribbon - Michaels
Circle Die - Lifestyle Crafts
Oval Die - Sizzix







Now it's your turn, grab something crafty, create and join in with us at A Gem of A Challenge, you could be our lucky winner!

Katie

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Digital Delights - New Releases - Tipsy Mouse

Another month is here and that means NEW RELEASES at Digital Delights!
I got to play with the adorable Tipsy Mouse and he really was a fun image to work with

Challenges:
Cuttlebug Mania - Use a Sentiment
Crafty Cardmakers - Sentiment (15 combined chalenges max)
Digi Choosday - Embossing
Creative Moments - Embossing
Simon Says Stamp - Going Dotty (the embossing)
Loves Rubber Stamps - Celebrations
Penny's - Anything Goes
Die Cuttin Divas - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes (3 entries only)



Card Recipe:
Image - Tipsy Mouse
Sentiment - Merry Time Sentiment Set
Medium - Copic Markers
Paper - Shine On by Basic Grey
Oval Die - Sizzix
Circle Die - Little B
Embossing Folder - Medium Dots by The Paper Studio
Bow - Michaels






Be sure to drop by the Digital Delights Blog to see all the other wonderful samples from the talented design team.

Katie

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

"More Than One Score at Scor-Pal" Challenge - Summer Fun

A new month means a new challenge at More Than One Score at Scor-Pal and this time we are looking for your "Summer Fun" themed projects.
You make an "Anything But a Card", a card with a fancy fold, anything as long as it has more than a single score and that you let us know where you used your Scor-Pal in the project.

I decided to create a little Beach Hut in the English Seaside style and I had so much fun making. Having my Scor-Pal to help me with all the scores made it so much easier than a bone folder and ruler

Challenges:
Dragonfly Journey - Sunshine
Allsorts - Blue as the Ocean
Di's Digis - Summer Fun
Brown Sugar - Summer Fun
Melonheadz - Summer Fun (2 entries only)
Frosted Designs - Summertime Blues
Fussy and Fancy - Fancy Folds
wags N Whiskers - More Than One Fold
Cute Card Thursday - Stars or Stripes
Digi Sketch - Holidays/by the Sea
All My Crafts - Anything But a Card
Not Just Cards - Not Just Cards
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes
Amusing Challenges - Anything Goes




Project recipe:
Paper - Hello Summer by Echo Park
Brad - Making Memories
Corrugated Cardstock - Unknown
Stickers - Scrapbook Wizard
Fence Die - My Favorite Things
Banner Die - Little Miss Muffet
Scoring Tool - Scor-Pal Eighths
Adhesive - Scor-Tape














Don't you wish you could spend a few days by the sea and have the use of "Sandcastles" the beach hut? I know I sure do.
I hope I've given you a taste of Summer and that you will go and create a project and enter it at More Than One Score at Scor-Pal, we'd love to see you there!

Katie

Sunday, June 28, 2015

PIO #75 - A Day for Daisies - Colors of Your Flag

It's time for a new challenge over at Pile It On!
Our theme this week is "Colors of Your Flag" and being British my flag is the Union Jack which is Red, White and Blue just like the Stars and Stripes flag of the US!
There are plenty of Patriotic themed challenges out there right now so you should have no problem "Piling It On" and joining in with us!

We are sponsored by A Day For Daisies and I used the lovely Breeze in Spring as my image.


Challenges:
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes (2 entries only)
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes (2 entries only)
Penny's - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes (5 entries only)
Crafting For All Seasons - Cute and Summery
Fantastic Tuesday - A Touch of Summer
Inky Impressions - Embellish It
Creative Craft Cottages - Spots or Stripe
CCC Digi Creations - Not Quite Straight
Jo's Scrap Shack - Red, White and Blue
Craftin Desert Divas - Red, White and Blue
Crafty Creations - Red, White and Blue (2 entries only)
Going Grey - Red, White and Blue (2 entries only)




Card Recipe:
Image - Breeze in Spring
Sentiment - Cloud 9
Paper - Freedom by Authentique
Corrugated Cardstock - Unknown
Circle Die - Lifestyle Crafts
Burlap Ribbon and Bow - Michaels
Bling- Goosebumps by Queen and Co







Now it's your turn to Pile It On! and Good Luck, you could be our winner!

Katie


Thursday, June 25, 2015

Digital Delights - Ready for Battle Sparky

It's Thursday so time for a new card featuring the adorable images from Digital Delights
I thought it was time to saddle up and deliver Birthday wishes from Ready for Battle Sparky!

Challenges:
Cardz 4 Guyz - Die or Punch
Cuttlebug Mania - Use a Sentiment
Creative Moments - Embossing
Craftin Desert Divas - Red, White and Blue
The Paper Girls - Happy Birthday
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes (5 entries only)
Penny's - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes (2 entries only)
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes (2 entries only)




Card Recipe:
Image - Ready for Battle Sparky
Sentiment - Circular Sentiment Set
Medium - Copic Markers
Paper - Giddy Up by Carta Bella
Corrugated Cardstock - DCWV
Ribbon - Really Reasonable Ribbon
Circle Dies - Lifestyle Crafts
Heart Embossing Folder - The Paper Studio
Hearts - Colorbok







Be sure to drop by the Digital Delights Blog to see all the other wonderful samples from the talented design team.

Katie

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Magnolia-Licious Challenge - All that Flutters/Things with Wings

It's time for a new challenge over at Magnolia-Licious and this time we want to see those "Things with Wings". It could be a bird, a butterfly, an angel, just as lobg as we can see those wings!

I used one of the stamps from the brand new Sakura Collection, Lazy Tilda, and I think she is enjoying a very relaxing afternoon.




Card Recipe:
Image - Lazy Tilda
Paper and Sentiment - Melon Twist by DCWV
Medium - Copic Markers
Oval Dies - Spellbinders
Circle Die - Lifestyle Crafts Border Punch - Daisy by Martha Stewart
Enamel Dots, Flowers and Butterflies - Michaels







Now it's your turn to create and then share with us at the Magnolia-Licious Challenge blog and be sure to drop by there to see some other fabulous inspiration from Team A, and Good Luck!



You have 2 weeks to enter this challenge and you could be our winner if you enter and follow our theme.
So choose a Magnolia, Wee, or Wild Rose Studio image and have fun creating a project or card to join the challenge!


Katie


Challenges:
One Sweet Challenge - Dies/Punches (3 entries only)
Paradise of Stamps - Fruits/Flowers (3 entries only)
Allsorts - Use a Stamp not a Digi
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards - Use Pearls
Addicted to Stamps - Bingo! (Ribbon, Punches, Layers)
Lovely Hanglar and Sweet Magnolia - Pearls or Gems
613 Avenue Create - Sights/Sounds/Tastes or Summer
Totally Tilda - Anything Goes
Paper Creators Crafts - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
One Crazy Stamper - Anything Goes (5 entries only)

Monday, June 22, 2015

Hostess Monday Digital Delights - Pirate Mitzy

Today it's my turn to be Hostess on the Digital Delights Blog and I have an adorable card (well I think so) to share with you :)
I used the super cute Pirate Mitzy and did a sort of patriotic nautical theme and I just love how he turned out!


Challenges:
One Sweet Challenge - Dies/Punches (3 entries only)
Fantastic Tuesday - Square and use a Frame
Loves Rubber Stamps - Masculine
Cute as a Button - For the Boys
Crafty Cardmakers - For a Man/Boy (15 combined challenges max)
Get Creative - For the Boys
Mema's Crafts - Masculine
DRS Designs - Color Challenge (Color Ashore)
My Sheri Crafts - Masculine
Paper Creators Crafts - Anything Goes (3 entries only)



Card Recipe:
Image - Pirate Mitzy
Sentiment - Ahoy Matey Sentiment Set
Paper Blue and Red - Keeping Memories Alive (16 years old!)
Paper Other - Daisy D's
Corrugated Cardstock - DCWV
Medium - Copic Markers
Wooden Anchors and Ribbon - Michaels
Label Die - Spellbinders
Circle Dies - Lifestyle Crafts






I sure hope you liked him as much as I did and that you'll check out all the wonderful images that Wendy has in store at Digital Delights!

Katie

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Digital Delights - Donut Teddy

It's Thursday so time for a new card featuring the adorable images from Digital Delights
This time I went with a shabby chic theme using Donut Love Teddy with some soft and sweet embellishments.


Challenges:
Papertake Weekly - Oh So Pretty
ABC Challenge - L is for Lace (10 combined challenges max)
Emerald Faeries - Pearls and Lace
Country View Challenges - Shabby Chic
Sparkles Forum - Vintage/Shabby Chic
Sugar and Betty - Anything Goes
The Sisters of Craft - Anything Goes
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes (2 entries only)
Doodle Pantry - Anything Goes (1 entry only)
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes (1 entry only)



Card Recipe:
Image - Donut Love Teddy
Sentiment - Dig You Sentiment Set
Medium - Copic Markers
Paper - Authentique Grace Bundle
Circle and Scalloped Circle Die - Sizzix
Border Punch - Martha Stewart
Pearls - Inky Impressions
Flowers and Butterfly - Michaels
Heart Doily - Walmart
Lace - Unknown







Be sure to drop by the Digital Delights Blog to see all the other wonderful samples from the talented design team.

Katie

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

"W"ednesday - Have a Friend

It's time for another "W"ednesday post at the Magnolia-Licious Challenge blog where the designers choose a stamp from the other lines that Diana carries and show you their creative skills!

This week I used Emily Walking by Wild Rose Studios, she is so cute that she just makes me smile!



For a chance to win the weekly “Leave a Comment” Surprise Package all you have to do is:
1.Leave a comment on any of the posts on the Magnolia-Licious Challenge blog.
2.Leave a comment on any of the Design Team blog posts for that week.
3.The more posts you comment on the better your chances to win.
4.Like us on Facebook at Magnolia-licious Facebook Fan Page.




Card Recipe:
Image - Emily Walking by Wild Rose Studios
Medium - Copic Markers
Paper - A Perfect Summer by Echo Park
Sentiment - K I Memories
Circle and Doily Dies - Lifestyle Crafts
Goosebumps - Queen and Co
Ribbon - Really Reasonable Ribbon
Brad - Unknown
Paper Flowers - Prima
Silk Flower - The Paper Studio







I thought the style of the backpack lead itself to look like a ladybug so red and black it was!
I hope you like her as much as I do and please pop by the Magnolia-Licious Challenge blog to see what the other fabulous designers have in store for you today.

Katie


Challenges:
Art by Miran - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
One Crazy Stamper - Anything Goes (5 entries only)
Paper Creators Crafts - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes (2 entries only)
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes/Colors of your flag (mine are red, white and blue)
Addicted to Stamps - Summer Colors
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Patterned Paper
Crafty Time - Girls, Girls, Girls (3 entries only)
Creative Craft Cottage - Flowers
Paradise of Stamps - Fruits/Flowers (3 entries only)
Ladybug Crafts - Use Your Dies (3 entries only)
One Sweet Challenge - Dies/Punches (3 entries only)



Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Magnolia-Licious Challenge - Sun, Sea and Sand

It's week 2 of the "Sun, Sea and Sand" challenge at Magnolia-Licious and Team B have some fabulous samples to get you in the mood for Summer crafting!
I decided to use an image from the brand new Sakura collection, Tilda with Bow Beret, as I thought her little beret looked like a sailors cap, perfect for the nautical theme!




Card Recipe:
Image - Tilda with Bow Beret
Sentiments - Creative Imaginations
Medium - Copic Markers
Paper - Poppy Seeds by K and Co
Corrugated Cardstock - Unknown
Wave Die - Magnolia Doo Hickey Kit 1
Circle Dies - Lifestyle Crafts
Wooden Anchor - Provo Craft
Tag - The Paper Studio
Ribbon - Hobby Lobby







I know I say it often but this image really was so much fun to color, her hair is so cute! I got to use an aqua palette, some of my favorite shades and I just love how she turned out.




You have 1 week left to enter this challenge and you could be our winner if you enter and follow our theme.
So choose a Magnolia, Wee, or Wild Rose Studio image and have fun creating a project or card to join the challenge!

Katie

Challenges:
Cute Card Thursday - Beside the Seaside
DRS Designs - Just Beachy
Glitter N Sparkle - Use a Die Cut
Lovely Hanglar and Sweet Magnolia - Use a Die Cut
That Craft Place - Anything Goes (1 entry only)
Fairytale Stampers - Anything Goes (1 entry only)
Art by Miran - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
Crafter's Cafe - Anything Goes (3 entries only)